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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
a. lie
No hagas caso de lo que dice la gente. No son más que infundios.Pay no attention to what people say. It's all lies.
b. malicious story
La reputación del profesor se vio manchada por infundios.The teacher's reputation was tarnished by malicious stories.
c. false rumor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No tengo planes de casarme. Es un infundio.I'm not planning to get married. It's a false rumor.
d. false rumour (United Kingdom)
La pareja desmintió los infundios sobre su separación.The couple denied the false rumours of their separation.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (formal)
a. untruth, lie
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(mentira) fib; (cuento malicioso) malicious story;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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